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Jan 5, 2013 3:55pm EST
back. the data coming from mckinsey around education. the student visas. you get it one year after period to work in the united states. many% had back immediately after they get their degrees from here. you might say that is anecdotal. let's think about the united states. this is something i heard last week. stephen breyer -- i will recommend you get his book. "making democracy work." the united states survived over a century without having the universal suffrage in the way that we live today. the u.s. constitution was written in 1787. it was clearly are ticketed -- it was clearly articulated. it took the united states until 1956 before you had universal suffrage and a fairness in this country. it was impossible to build institutions and to have sustainable growth that has propelled the world to new levels of income levels and so on without having a democratic society in the way that we know it today. i think we need more patience. they are having discussions in china around this. the question is about implementation. they say, we get it. we know we need democracy. how do we implem
Jan 6, 2013 2:00am EST
without shortchanging things like education, job training, research and technology all which are critical to our prosperity in a 21st century economy. but spending cuts must be balanced with more reforms to our tax code. the wealthiest individuals and the biggest corporations shouldn't be able to take advantage of loopholes and deductions that aren't available to most americans. and as i said earlier this week, one thing i will not compromise over is whether or not congress should pay the tab for a bill they've already racked up. if congress refuses to give the united states the ability to pay its bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy could be catastrophic. the last time congress threatened this course of action, our entire economy suffered for it. our families and our businesses cannot afford that dangerous game again. i congratulate the newly sworn- in members of congress, and i look forward to working with the new congress in a bipartisan way. if we focus on the interests of our country above the interests of party, i'm convinced we can cut spending and raise re
Jan 7, 2013 2:25am EST
no child left behind. pension reform, higher education act. i know the guy knows how to deal but in this day and age he is caught between a rock and a hard place. host: why? guest: you are right, he has a tough job. i think he is happy to have the job. we have been through a lot in this country. we had the fiscal crisis. we have two wars, one very unpopular. we have a loss of faith in government out in the country especially within the republican base. the republican party itself has again through a lot of strain with the rise of the tea party. so, boehner has a very difficult task ahead. we had an election where we didn't win, we lost eight seats in the house, our presidential candidate lost fairly convincingly. for republicans is not a fun time. that said boehner is the guy for the job. the fact that he had so many people defect was not a reflection on him it was the bozos who vote the against him. the republican party if it is going to be successful must remain united. if divided the democrats will have a field day. i think that john boehner is the best chance they have to
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